St. Anthony’s Hospital Invites Community to Health Seminars

October 03, 2016
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (Oct. 3, 2016) -- St. Anthony’s Hospital invites the community to attend health seminars in November that will focus on arthritis and total joint repair, elder law and estate planning, structural heart and valve conditions, weight loss surgery and smoking cessation. Memory screenings also will be offered in November. The monthly seminars are free to the public. 

Arthritis and Total Joint Repair
Friday, Nov. 4
1 p.m.
Bon Secours, 10300 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg

Join orthopedic surgeon Thomas Mixa, MD, as he discusses treatment options and guidelines for hip, knee and shoulder arthritis.

Memory Screenings
Tuesday, Nov. 8 and Tuesday, Nov. 22
10 a.m.-noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital, Main Lobby, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Take the first step toward the discovery of memory problems for adults concerned about their memory health. Call (727) 825-1595 for information.

Elder Law and Estate Planning
Wednesday, Nov. 9
3 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Memory Disorders Center, 1201 Fifth Ave. N, Suite 206, St. Petersburg

Learn about elder law and estate planning topics including having a durable power of attorney and the Medicaid assisted living waiting list from Stephanie Edwards, Edwards Elder Law, PA.  

Smoking Cessation Class
Wednesday, Nov. 9
6 p.m.
Hospital Skills Lab in the Education Center, First Floor, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Monday, Nov. 14
6 p.m.
BayCare Outpatient Center (Carillon), Conference Room B, 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg

This two-hour class provides valuable tools to help you quit using tobacco. It includes four free weeks of patches, gum or lozenges.

Structural Heart and Valve Conditions
Thursday, Nov. 17

Learn about structural heart and valve conditions, the causes, symptoms and advance treatment options available from Derek Williams, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon.

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Tuesday, Nov. 22
5:30 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, Ground Floor, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg

George Rossidis, MD, will explain various options for weight loss surgery during these three information sessions.

About St. Anthony's Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 393-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany. Celebrating its 85th year in 2016, St. Anthony’s continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993 or go to

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.